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britnee_paige99

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5. A lookout spots a fire from a 36 meter tower. The angle of depression from the tower to the fire is 21 degrees. To the nearest meter, how far is the fire from the base of the tower?

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  1. Vocaloid
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  2. Vocaloid
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    the trig ratio we want is tan(21) = opposite/adjacent = x/31 solve for x

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    *quick correction: tan(21) = x/36

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    13.81910526126

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